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Writers LIVE! Kat Chow, Seeing Ghosts: A Memoir

This FREE event will be presented in-person and virtually, registration required for in-person event.

Register for the event here. Registration closes September 6 at 12pm. 

Free registration to attend, or purchase your signed copy of Seeing Ghosts from the Ivy Bookshop at registration. Signed books will be distributed upon check-in at the event. There will be no in-person book sales.

Due to social distancing, seating is first come, first serve. No holding seats is allowed. Doors will open at 6pm. No registration is required to watch the event virtually on Facebook Live or YouTube, though encouraged to receive Eventbrite reminders.

Kat Chow will be in conversation with Ruth Tam about her work and new book, Seeing Ghosts: A Memoir.

Kat Chow is a writer and a journalist.   She was a reporter at NPR, where she was a founding member of the Code Switch team.  Her work has appeared in The New York Times MagazineThe Atlantic and on RadioLab, among others.  She's one of Pop Culture Happy Hour's fourth chairs.  She's received residency fellowships from the Millay Colony and the Jack Jones Literary Arts Retreat.  She lives near Washington, D.C.

Ruth Tam is a writer, illustrator and audio producer based in Washington D.C. Her work exploring city change, personal identity and family traditions has appeared in The Washington Post, The New Yorker and on NPR. At WAMU, she is a host of Dish Citya podcast about food culture and history. She is also a frequent guest host of NPR's Life Kit.

ASL interpretation will be available for attendees.

Parking is free on Park Avenue and Cathedral Street after 6pm. Parking is $5 in the Franklin Street Garage after 5pm.

Writers LIVE programs are supported in part by a bequest from The Miss Howard Hubbard Adult Programming Fund.

Tuesday, September 7 at 7:00pm

Central Library, Wheeler Auditorium
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Writing @ the Pratt

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Writers LIVE at the Library, Programs For Adults

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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